"One need only cast one's eyes upon the account," says his biographer, "to perceive that it was the inventory of a true philosopher.
The biographer therefore sat down to his task with a mind full of matter.
The traditions of his Sunday parties have lasted unimpaired to this day, and the most pleasant pages penned by his biographer describe the politicians and the men of letters who gathered round his Tool hospitable board.
Ward is described by his son and biographer as somewhat unequally gifted by nature.
JOHN STRYPE (1643-1737), English historian and biographer, was born in Houndsditch, London, on the 1st of November 1643.